Medical Evacuation Insurance

When purchasing medical evacuation insurance -  3 items we think are important - 1) the member decides if transport is necessary once hospitalized 2) no limits on cost of transport 3) transfer to hospital of members choice. The company listed below meets all of these criteria.

United States based companies

Medjetassist (medjetassist.com)  800-527-7478

If medical evacuation is needed and the local hospital or your insurance is not able to arrange for it, you can contact the above company. Ideally, you should obtain medical evacuation insurance prior to travel.

The International Association of Medical Assistance for Travelers is a good organization to assist in these issues if you are overseas and in a bind or pickle. You can reach them at iamat.org or 716-754-4883.

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